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20-02-17 Success at London Motorcycle Show
Twenty-seventeen has seen the return of the MAG stand to the London Motorcycle Show, an event that takes place every February at Excel London.
 
16-02-17 Don’t ban legal riding because of hooligans
MAG is currently looking at injunctions taken out by a number of local councils in a bid to reduce anti-social behaviour undertaken on motorcycles.
 
13-02-17 MAG at the London Motorcycle Show
MAG is delighted to announce that it will be at the 2017 London Motorcycle Show. The event takes place this weekend, 17 – 19th February 2017, at Excel London.
 
10-02-17 Fields of Dreams for bikers; Booking website opens for three ‘parties with a purpose’
MAG has launched ticket sales for three iconic Yorkshire MAG motorcycle rallies. Pete Walker, who heads up the Yorkshire MAG rallies, has invited all riders in the UK and elsewhere to book their places at Into The Valley,’ ‘Farmyard’ and ‘Yorkshire Pudding’ in the North of England.
 
03-02-17 Driven to Distraction?
MAG backs tougher measures to discourage irresponsible hand-held mobile phone use whilst operating a vehicle. A survey by the National Roads Policing Intelligence (NRPI) Forum about the ban on mobile phone use while driving has enabled bikers to express their views.
 
26-01-17 MAG to feature at Northern Ireland Motorcycle Fest
MAG will be attending the 2017 N.I Motorcycle Festival from 3-5 February at The Eikon Centre, near Lisburn, where the Group will be welcoming a new generation of members and supporters of riders’ rights. It’s a special occasion as this is the first time the organisation has secured a stand at Eikon - a sign of MAG's new energy in the region.
 
23-01-17 MAG continues input to Silvertown Tunnel consultation
MAG has submitted further evidence to the inquiry into the proposed new Thames crossing – known as Silver Town Tunnel – near the Greenwich Peninsula, challenging the logic of charging motorcycles.
 
19-01-17 Highways England ‘streets ahead’ on road planning for motorcycles
MAG has attended the latest round of Highways England discussions about the future of the strategic roads network. MAG is making an active contribution to resolving some of the challenges facing powered two-wheelers on our roads.
 
12-01-17 MAG supports National Pothole Day
MAG is encouraging everyone to support National Pothole Day on Monday 16th January. You can do this by reporting potholes via our new association with StreetRepairs.co.uk.
 
09-01-17 MAG urges ‘joint approach’ to anti-social behaviour involving bikes
MAG has called on Leeds City Council to take a measured approach in partnership with local biking interest groups to address anti-social behaviour problems which occurred in October 2016.
 
05-01-17 MAG starts the New Year happy after ‘fast and furious’ 2016
MAG has everything to look forward to in 2017: here’s why. ‘It’s breath-taking how much has happened in the world of riders’ rights over the last three years.’ So says Selina Lavender, the Chair of MAG
 
23-12-16 Wishing you all a Merry MAG Christmas
MAG the UK’s leading voice for riders’ rights, ends 2016 by offering a huge ‘thank you’ to all of its members for their support during the year and wishing them many miles of happy riding in the year ahead.
 
19-12-16 MAG’s world went better than the rest of the world
MAG has had a year characterised by results. The biking world is in better shape at the end of the year than it was at the beginning.
 
14-12-16 MAG seeks ‘common sense’ approach to failed injunction schemes
MAG is approaching the National Police Chiefs’ Council to request a review of the rowdy events which were widely reported on Halloween night. MAG challenges the claim that order can be restored through restrictions on the liberties of law-abiding citizens.
 
08-12-16 Padlock your bike at traffic lights?
MAG has become a very active participant of the UK’s Motorcycle Crime Reduction Group, in the light of dangerous developments in bike crime, with one murder in London and repeated assaults on riders by would-be bike thieves.
 
01-12-16 MAG fuming about Emissions Zone charges
MAG has raised major concerns about a ridiculous new ‘tax on biking’in the county’s capital city.
 
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